City Marshal Floyd James Spencer

City Marshal Floyd James Spencer

Boynton Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Sunday, January 22, 1950

Floyd James Spencer

City Marshal Floyd Spencer succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous day while attempting to arrest a drunk man.

The 53-year-old subject who shot him was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. He was paroled in 1960.

Marshal Spencer had served with the Boynton Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife, two daughters, and five sons.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, January 21, 1950
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Paroled in 1960

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 62nd anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

November 14, 2012

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